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Sky Sports to broadcast glamour hurling qualifier between Tipperary and Galway/Kilkenny

But there will be no televised coverage of next Saturday’s Leinster semi-final replay between the Cats and the Tribesmen.

Jamesie OÕConnor and Ollie Canning with presenters Brian Carney and Rachel Wyse Sky Sports hurling analysts Jamesie O'Connor and Ollie Canning will be back in action. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

SKY SPORTS WILL broadcast the glamour All-Ireland hurling qualifier meeting between Tipperary and Kilkenny or Galway on Saturday July 5th.

But there will be no televised coverage of next Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final replay between Kilkenny and Galway as the broadcaster had already planned to cover the Ulster football semi-final tie between Armagh and Monaghan.

It is understood that it is highly unlikely that RTÉ will produce a web-only broadcast of the Kilkenny-Galway Leinster semi-final replay.

RTÉ are set to produce live televised coverage of the All-Ireland senior hurling round 1 qualifier between Clare against Wexford in Ennis on July 5th while they will televise next Sunday’s Leinster football semi-final double-header from Croke Park.

The full details for the fixtures after this morning’s draw in round 1 of the hurling qualifiers are:

Saturday June 28th
Waterford v Laois, Walsh Park, 7pmSunday June 29th
Antrim v Offaly, Ballycastle, 2pm

Saturday July 5th
Clare v Wexford, Cusack Park, Ennis, 3.30pm – (Live: RTÉ)
Tipperary v Galway/Kilkenny, Semple Stadium, 7pm – (Live: Sky Sports)

And the fixture details for this weekend’s Round 1B football qualifier action are:

Saturday June 28th
Carlow v Waterford, Dr Cullen Park, 2pm
Tyrone v Louth, Healy Park, Omagh, 2.30pm
Cavan v Westmeath, Kingspan Breffni Park, 3pmSunday June 29th
Down v Leitrim, Páirc Esler, Newry, 2pm

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